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Associate Director DPP EQCR

Employer
KPMG
Location
Bangalore Bangalore Karnataka, Karnataka, India
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Job Role
Director/Board
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Roles & responsibilities

KPMG US Engagement Quality Control Review (EQCR) team, led by the Department of Professional Practice (DPP), supports SEC Reviewing Partners in performing Quality Control Reviews to drive quality and consistency in the execution of audits. KPMG US EQCR Team is responsible for enhancing audit quality through various monitoring activities, including conducting objective evaluations of work performed by the engagement team for specific audit areas before the report release date.



Responsibilities:

  • Performing initial reviews of engagement team's work papers and documentation for specific audit areas in accordance with PCAOB auditing standards and related rules and regulations (including PCAOB and SEC independence standards).
  • Assisting in the review of specific procedures related to accounting processes, such as reviewing walkthroughs/flowcharts during the understanding phase and reviewing relevant activities, controls, and substantive audit responses.
  • Reviewing financial statements and conducting inquiries and confirmations with the engagement team to gather necessary information.
  • Summarizing results of review and presenting them to EQCR team members and the engagement team.
  • Driving the EQCR Team's specific work plan, ensuring schedules for all reviews are in line with individual engagement due dates, and liaise with the engagement team accordingly.
  • Engaging in interactions with the engagement team, EQCR Team members, and other stakeholders.
  • Stay informed about various PCAOB standards and US firm methodology and other developments relevant to the audit.

Enthusiasm for contributing to audit quality improvement initiatives. Be eager to learn and grow as the EQCR Center evolves.

Mandatory technical & functional skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 programs, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong project management skills, particularly in managing stakeholders' expectations and proactively communicating issues, solutions and progress.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple engagements and meet deadlines.

Key behavioural attributes/requirements
  • Ability to confidently communicate complex accounting and auditing issues and lead meetings, calls, and group discussions with senior audit partners.
  • Possesses supervisory skills to mentor the tagged professionals.
  • Communicate with a wide range of individuals internally and collaborate with them to bring audit quality improvement initiatives.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

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